Chunky or Boney?

This spam arrived today — just in time for the holidays. I suppose if I had these magic pills I could become emaciated by Easter Sunday. But beyond the snake oil, are we to think the women on the left look good? Gawd, I think so but hope not. I’ve never...

Do adult women really like giant teddy bears?

…or Teddy bears of any size? I’ve been seeing ads like this for the past few weeks. I don’t know any ladies who’d get hot pants when receiving a stuffed bear for Valentine’s Day. Maybe I’m missing something. But I’m not...

Curious marketing from Detroit

I speak not of cars, but of watches. Excuse me, make that “chronographs.” In today’s LA Times appears a full-page ad for watches made in Detroit. It’s headline: Give the Holiday Gift that’s never been given before, a Detroit-made...